Jake Ryan and Blake Martinez Are Quite the Duo

AJ Hawk and Brad Jones were the last two Packers who resembled any type of “stability” at inside linebacker. In 2013 the two combined for 202 tackles. Numbers defensive coordinator Dom Capers has not seen since. After Jones’ play wilted away and AJ Hawk grew old, the likes of Sam Barrington and Jake Ryan were next in […]

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Adding Sherman Makes Sense, But Packers Won’t Trade for CB

The Green Bay Packers have to know that the cornerback position is their biggest need. Last year’s pass defense was bad (second to last in the NFL), and the struggles at CB were the main culprit. In a narrative that’s been discussed ad nauseam this offseason, the secondary needs some major work if Green Bay […]

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Squad Goals: The 2017 Packers Defense

With the NFL season complete, there is a slight lull in the football world. The Combine isn’t for another couple of weeks, and the Draft a few months. But for the Packers, there is still a lot of work to be done before then. There’s free agency questions, individual progression for players, and even retirements […]

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Packers D Needs Speed: Keanu Reeves Speed

This past weekend during an annual ice fishing trip, the conversation naturally came to the Packers. I made a statement that made us all laugh and want to cry at the same time, with that statement being, “The Packers are SO close to a Super Bowl…All they’re missing is a defense.” When you have an […]

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Packers’ Top Priority: Retooling a Depleted Defense

The Green Bay Packers are now more than a week removed from a 44-21 loss at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons, a defeat that ended the 2016 season the same way each of the previous five years finished: in disappointment. If 2016 showed anything, it’s that the team cannot rely solely on its MVP […]

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Green Bay Packers: Who is Left at Cornerback?

While the Green Bay Packers won the NFC North and get to host a playoff game, it’s time to look at how far they can go in the playoffs? This team will likely go as far as the defensive backfield will allow them to. An already struggling Cornerback position lost Quinten Rollins and Makinton Dorleant […]

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